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Poster: k-otic Date: Apr 24, 2009 4:16pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: "Short list" of movies to check

Tokyo Joe (1949)
Lucky dog (1917)
Stella Dallas (1937)
Decision Before Dawn (1951)
City Streets (1931)
The Falcon Takes Over (1942)
Roberta (1935)
Day-Time Wife (1939)
Rich and Strange (1931)
Murder! (1930)
Safe in Hell (1931)
Born Reckless (1930)
Man in the Vault (1956)
The Blue Gardenia (1953)
The Great Lover (1949)
Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941)
Of Mice and Men (1939)

Video Caller it would be great if you can check those titles

thanks in advance

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Poster: quigs Date: Apr 24, 2009 8:35pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: 'Short list' of movies to check

I'm thinking "City Lights" is probably still under copyright
by the Charles Chaplin Foundation(?) I probably wrong on this. I am assuming. Shame too, I would like to see it on IA. Another assumption is Tokyo Joe is still tied up as well,
rats.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffVideo-Cellar Date: Apr 24, 2009 8:57pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: 'Short list' of movies to check

Only 3 titles are PD: "Lucky Dog", "Rich and Strange" and "Murder!".

Tokyo Joe (1949) Renewed 1977 Santana Pictures & columbia Pictures
Lucky dog (1917) PD no movie made and released prior to 1923 is protected by US copyright. However, check musical accompaniment, sound effect accompaniment or altered titles.
Stella Dallas (1937) Renewed by Samuel Goldwyn Pictures now owned by MGM/UA Home Video.
Decision Before Dawn (1951) Renewed by 20th Century Fox
City Streets (1931) Renewed 1958 EMKA
The Falcon Takes Over (1942) Renewed 1969 RKO General
Roberta (1935) Movie renewed 1952 RKO General
Day-Time Wife (1939) Renewed by 20th Century Fox
Rich and Strange (1931) PD in UK at GATT Still PD in the US
Murder! (1930) PD in UK at GATT Still PD in the US
Safe in Hell (1931) Renewed by UA currently owned by Turner/Warner
Born Reckless (1930)Renewed by 20th Century Fox
Man in the Vault (1956) renewed 1983 BatJac Productions
The Blue Gardenia (1953) Renewed 1981 Telewide Systems
The Great Lover (1949) Renewed 1977 Bob Hope Enterprises
Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941) renewed 1969 National Telefilm Associates
Of Mice and Men (1939) renewed 1967 Hal Roach

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Poster: k-otic Date: Apr 25, 2009 12:55am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: 'Short list' of movies to check

Thanks to all of you who have taken the time to reply ... Much appreciated
sniff ... "only" three made it ..... sniff

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Poster: billbarstad Date: Apr 24, 2009 8:50pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: 'Short list' of movies to check

Decision Before Dawn (1951) has been checked before. It's not PD.